How to be prepared for your Home Appraisal

What is an Appraiser looking for when they come to my home? Have you ever asked this question as the appraiser walks through your home? As one of the owners of WesTech Appraisal Services Ltd., I have been asked this numerous times in my many years of appraising homes in Vancouver and it is surprising what people ...


Moving for the job? WesTech can help facilitate the relocation process.

Are you being relocated for your job? Why is a relocation appraisal necessary? How is it different than a mortgage financing appraisal? An appraisal can be completed by one of three appraising methods: the cost approach, by direct comparison, or the income approach. According to Steven Coull, ...


Real Estate Market Update

Thanks to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver for keeping us posted. Here are the stats, as per their latest video: There's about 1,760 homes have sold in January of this year. That's about 30.3% increase from January of last year and about 7.2% increase in the past 10 years for the January average. There have been 5,345 homes listed for sale in ...


The year of the Horse… 2014

Gong Hey Fat Choy Gong Xi Fa Cai The year is 4712; year of the Horse starts tomorrow!!!! The Chinese New Year is underway, with its traditions of lucky money, renewal and family… From our family at WesTech to yours, 恭禧發財. Thinking of using your lucky money to purchase a new home? Want to manage your asset? Do you have clients who can benefit from ...